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European Communications discusses the latest telecom trends with telco executives, analysts and topic experts viainsightful analysis, Q&As and opinion pieces.

Q&A: Rami Avidan, Head of M2M at Tele2

Tele2’s M2M business is just over a year old and has been making waves with a number of high profile announcements. The division’s head discusses what makes them different

Will Vodafone become the hunter or the hunted this year?

Vodafone is never far from a good rumour. Whether it’s American operator AT&T looking to acquire it, or anyone from BSkyB to TIM Brasil as potential prey, the UK-based operator is rarely out of the news.

Opinion: The six key legal considerations for telco M&A

By Jonathan Snade, Corporate Partner at Thomas Eggar LLP

Vodafone Global Enterprise on moving up the value chain, confusing customers

As large and multinational businesses embrace the cloud and ever more mobile ways of working, Jan Geldmacher’s number one priority is moving Vodafone Global Enterprise up the value chain.

Opinion: How to sustain employment growth in the telecoms sector

By Askar Sheibani, Comtek CEO and Entrepreneurship Champion for Wales

Opinion: CIOs must lead the digital transformation

By CloudSense CEO Richard Britton

Most of us in telecoms know about threats and opportunities and how sometimes they can turn out to be the same thing.

Telefónica Brainstorms as Quack puts advertising power in users hands

Two very different industry approaches to capturing the mobile marketing and advertising space were demonstrated this week as Telefónica signed a deal with a specialist software vendor and OTT app Quack launched promising to pay users for messaging.

Q&A: TM Forum President and CEO Bill Ahlstrom

Bill Ahlstrom, who took up his new position as President and CEO of the TM Forum in June, gives his view on the state of European telecoms.